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orange peels

Powdered Sunshine

 

Oranges…their bright coloring is sure to add cheer on a cold winter day. The scent of fresh oranges is uplifting to the senses- and the appetite!
 
 

Winter time is orange time for us here in California. We look forward to this time of year; to have a bit of sunshine in our kitchen and to nourish our bodies with much needed vitamin C during the cold winter months.

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This isn’t a green post…

…it’s an orange one! The produce we buy consists mostly of local, organic, and seasonal produce. With the cooler temperatures, orange and citrus season will be here soon. Over the years I have made every effort to reduce the amount of trash we throw away. We compost just about every type of non-fatty food item. However, adding too many orange peels is not the best for the compost barrel. Over the years, I came up with a few ways to use up our ever growing pile of orange and citrus peels.
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